Do we accept whatever they say just because they're Dars-e-Nizami graduates? Am I being sincere when I allow a Doebandi scholar every husne-zhann but don't do the same for non-Doebandi scholars? [/quote]
Excellent Questions, but sadly that's exactly what happens.
Revere no one, hold on to authenticity. People of knowledge should be respected but not given reverance or high statuses.
Excellent advice, but sadly not what we see happening
[quote]Trust no one but Allah, do istikara when necessary, I've been let down at the most sensitive times in my life by those I held in high position. That taught me a lesson to never become dependant on anyone other than Allah. People are just a means regardless of who they maybe.